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Tarun Majumdar Biography and Personal Profile

 Tarun Majumdar is an Bengali film director who is known for his work on family drama and that too based on village side. Most favourite outdoor shotting location of Tarun Majumdar was Birbhum. He received four National Awards, seven BFJA Awards, five Filmfare Awards and an Anandalok Award. In 1990, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award.


Tarun Majumdar received his first National Award for the 1962 Bengali film Kancher Swarga. Tarun Majumdar also garnered wide critical acclamation for his directorial ventures such as Palatak (1963), Nimantran (1971), Sansar Simante (1975) and Ganadevata (1978). Tarun Majumdar received a National Award, a BFJA Award and a Filmfare Award for Nimantran (1971). Ganadevata (1979) won him a National Award and a Filmfare Award.

Tarun Majumdar made blockbusters such as Balika Badhu (1967), Kuheli (1971), Shriman Prithviraj (1973), Fuleswari (1974), Dadar Kirti (1980), Bhalobasa Bhalobasa (1985) and Apan Amar Apan (1990).

Tarun Majumdar used to work on plots where characters were just like next door neighbor. Sandhya Roy, Bhanu Bandopadhyay, Soumitra Chatterjee, Ruma Guha Thakurata, Anup Kumar, Samit Bhanja, Mahua Roychowdhury, Tapas Pal suited best in his films. Songs in Tarun Majumdar's film are extra attraction. He used Rabindra Sangeet in his films in perfect situation.

Personal Profile of Tarun Majumdar


Date of Birth of Tarun Majumdar: 8 January 1931 in Bogra, undivided Bengal, British India. 

Father of Tarun Majumdar: Birendranath Majumdar, a freedom fighter. 

Education of Tarun Majumdar: Was a student of St. Paul's Cathedral Mission College and Scottish Church College, he later studied chemistry at Calcutta University. 

Death of Tarun Majumdar: 04 July 2022


Filmography

Year

Title

Cast

1959

Chaowa Pawa

Uttam KumarSuchitra SenTulsi Chakraborty

1960

Smriti Tuku Thak

Suchitra SenAsit BaranChhabi Biswas

1962

Kancher Swarga

Dilip MukherjeeAnil Chatterjee

1963

Palatak

Anup KumarSandhya RoyRuma Guha Thakurta

1965

Alor Pipasa

Pahadi SanyalBasanta ChoudhurySandhya Roy

Ektuku Basa

Soumitra ChatterjeeSandhya RoyBhanu BandyopadhyayJahor Roy

1967

Balika Badhu

Moushumi Chatterjee

1969

Rahgir

Biswajit ChatterjeeSandhya Roy, Shashikala

1971

Nimantran

Sandhya RoyAnup KumarKali Banerjee

1971

Kuheli

Biswajit ChatterjeeDebashree RoySandhya RoySumita Sanyal

1973

Shriman Prithviraj

Ayan BanerjeeMahua RoychoudhuryUtpal DuttSandhya Roy

1974

Thagini

Sandhya RoyAjitesh BandyopadhyayRabi GhoshChinmoy Roy

1974

Fuleswari

Sandhya RoySamit Bhanja

1974

Jadi Jantem

Uttam KumarSoumitra ChatterjeeSupriya Devi

1975

Sansar Simante

Soumitra ChatterjeeSandhya Roy

1976

Balika Badhu (Hindi)

Sachin, Rajni Sharma, Kajri, AsraniA. K. Hangal

1978

Ganadevata

Soumitra ChatterjeeSandhya RoySumitra MukherjeeMadhabi Mukherjee

1980

Dadar Kirti

Tapas PaulMahua RoychoudhurySandhya RoyAnup Kumar

1981

Shahar Theke Dure

Sandhya RoySamit BhanjaBhanu Bandopadhyay

1982

Meghmukti

Utpal DuttBiswajit ChatterjeeSandhya RoyDebashree Roy

1982

Khelar Putul

Soumitra ChatterjeeSandhya Roy

1984

Amar Geeti

Soumitra ChatterjeeSandhya RoyBiswajit Chatterjee

1984

Aranya Aamar

1985

Bhalobasa Bhalobasa

Tapas PaulDebashree RoyUtpal Dutt

1986

Pathbhola

Prosenjit ChatterjeeTapas PaulAbhishek ChatterjeeSandhya Roy

1988

Agaman

Sandhya RoyDebashree RoyTapas Paul

1988

Parasmoni

Tapas PaulSatabdi RoySantu Mukhopadhyay

1990

Apan Aamar Apan

Tapas PaulProsenjit ChatterjeeSatabdi Roy

1991

Path-O-Prasad

Utpal DuttSoumitra ChatterjeeSandhya Roy

1991

Sajani Go Sajani

Mahasweta RayUtpal Dutt

1994

Katha Chhilo

Tapas PaulMahasweta Ray

2003

Alo

Rituparna SenguptaAbhishek Chatterjee

2005

Bhalobasar Onek Naam

Gourab Chatterjee, Megha Mukherjee, Soumitra ChatterjeeMoushumi ChatterjeeTapas Paul

2007

Chander Bari

Soham ChakrabortyKoel MallickRanjit MallickRituparna Sengupta

2018

Bhalobashar Bari

SilajitRituparna Sengupta

2018

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